Erdogan Guards Might Not Have Immunity to Beat Protesters in U.S. -

Erdogan Guards Might Not Have Immunity to Beat Protesters in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report - 18 May 2017
Footage from the melee shows men mostly in suits, some reportedly armed, bypassing police officers separating pro- and anti-Erdogan activists. The men physically attack a group of protesters in Sheridan Circle near the Turkish Embassy, repeatedly ...

Erdogan: Turkey's accession could solve EU problems

Anadolu Agency - 23 Oct 2017
ANKARA, TURKEY - OCTOBER 23: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during the commemoration event for Alija Izetbegovic, founding president of modern Bosnia who died 14 years ago, at the Bestepe National Congress and Culture ...

Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey's Erdogan chastises US over democracy - 21 Oct 2017
On Friday, Erdogan criticized the United States over a huge banner of jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan unfurled in Syria's Raqqa by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces. The banner was raised at a ceremony to mark Raqqa's capture from Islamic State ...

Kremlin says Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call

Reuters - 21 Oct 2017
Putin and Erdogan also said the agreements reached between Russia and Turkey in Ankara in late September were being successfully implemented, particularly in trade and economic relations. “Overall, the conversation was business-like and constructive, ...

Turkey's Erdogan Calls on Mayors to Resign, Hurriyet Newspaper Says

U.S. News & World Report - 19 Oct 2017
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on mayors of three major cities to resign, including the high-profile mayor of the capital, Ankara, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday, in a push to revitalize his ruling party ...

Sultan Erdogan and the New Janissaries

American Thinker - 23 Oct 2017
Though Western Europe and Washington are reluctant to fess up to this unfortunate fact, Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long ago given up even the pretence of being a democratic polity and is openly pursuing policies detrimental to democracy, the ...

Erdogan, Buhari to ramp up Nigeria-Turkey cooperation

Citizen - 19 Oct 2017
Speaking after talks at Erdogan's palace, Buhari and the Turkish leader vowed to increase investment and cooperate in the fight against extremist groups including Boko Haram jihadists. “There are a lot of potentialities in terms of investment. Already ...

Turkey Sentences 40 to Life in Coup Attempt Against Erdogan

New York Times - 05 Oct 2017
ISTANBUL, Turkey — A court in southwestern Turkey handed down life sentences on Wednesday to 40 men, including senior military officers, for trying to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It was the first high-profile verdict against those ...

Trump should show Turkish tyrant Erdogan who's boss

New York Post - 10 Oct 2017
As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flexes his diplomatic muscles, President Trump should make it clear he isn't impressed. On Tuesday, Erdogan launched a sharp personal attack on John Bass, America's outgoing ambassador in Ankara, accusing ...

Erdogan in Warsaw tells EU: Stop leading us by the nose

EURACTIV - 19 Oct 2017
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday (17 October) that he backed Turkey's aspirations for joining the European Union. Erdoğan, who was on a visit to Warsaw, called on Brussels to make clear ...

Unfortunately, that was a blatant lie.

Tablet Magazine - 19 Oct 2017
Since the July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, the Turkish-Jewish community has been grappling with an uptick in anti-Semitic acts. This reflects populist (now-president) Erdoğan's power-hungry pivot towards fascism and nativism, which involves ...

Erdogan says Turkey will close Iraq border and air space soon

Reuters - 05 Oct 2017
Erdogan, who held talks in Tehran on Wednesday with Iranian leaders, also said Turkey would decide jointly with Iran and Iraq's central government in Baghdad whether to cut oil exports from Kurdish northern Iraq. His comments came 10 days after Kurds ...

What's New